Every day people living with HIV or AIDS face one problem after another because of discrimination. People struggle to get access to proper medical treatment, school for children and even work. It is difficult to buy a house because it is impossible to get insurance. Our children and families face harsh words from friends or colleagues. A LOT OF THIS DISCRIMINATION IS AGAINST THE LAW The AIDS Law Project (ALP) is at Wits University Centre for Applied Legal Studies. It is an organisation that specialises in helping people with HIV/AIDS to deal with these problems.
The Women's Health Project, a non-governmental organisation, is the Gender and Health Centre at the University of the Witwatersrand. WHP promotes gender equality and high quality health services, does research, consultancy, training, advocacy, information dissemination and implements health care system changes.
The mission of the Public Health Association of South Africa is to build an association of those involved in health and health-related activities to promote greater equity in health in South Africa. PHASA advocates equitable access to the basic conditions necessary to achieve health for all South African as well as equitable access to effective health care. PHASA will work with other public health associations and related organisations and advocate on national and international issues that impact on the conditions for a healthy society.
The Synergy Project is a five-year, performance-based contract that provides technical assistance and services to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to design, evaluate, and coordinate HIV/AIDS programs and identify and disseminate lessons learned from these programs. This website offers HIV/AIDS Technical and Programming resources including newsletter, links to HIV/AIDS focussed websites, publications and a calendar of events.
AEGiS began in the mid-1980s and is a web-based reference for HIV/AIDS-related information. The collaborative effort of many organizations and individuals has enabled the creation of this vast database of facts regarding the history, prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS. Through the keyword-searchable knowledgebase, AEGiS offers information via HIV/AIDS specific publications and news sources from around the world. In addition, an array of reference materials are offered.
HISP vision is to support the development of an excellent and sustainable health information system that enables all health care workers to use their own information to improve the coverage and quality of health services within our communities.
Centre for HIV/AIDS Networking (HIVAN) exists to provide a meeting point between academia and society, with the aim of stimulating multi-disciplinary and cross-sectoral responses to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. Although the activities of HIVAN are grounded at a practical level in this province, strong emphasis is placed on comparative work and international exchange of knowledge, experience, and expertise.
AIDSMap is produced by NAM in collaboration with the British HIV Association and the International HIV/AIDS Alliance. Initial funding was generously provided by St Stephen's AIDS Trust. NAM exists to support the fight against AIDS with independent, accurate, accessible and comprehensive information. NAM aims to create and disseminate information resources rooted in the experiences of those most affected, enabling individuals and communities to take action and control in responding to HIV and AIDS.
iThemba Lethu is a Voluntary Association (not-for-gain). It was constituted by a group of people with a concern for the future and destiny of young people and children threatened by HIV /AIDS, especially in the Durban area. The organisation has a Christian base, and is rooted in Glenridge Church International, a Durban local church. iThemba Lethu seeks to impact children and young people in Durban whose future is being threatened by HIV /AIDS. Our vision is to see these children and young people regain a meaningful destiny.
The primary object of the Council is to assist in the promotion of the health of the population of South Africa.